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  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict shifts ominously toward religious war

    Israeli-Palestinian conflict shifts ominously toward religious war
    Guarded by a phalanx of riot police, the knot of young Jewish men, long sidelocks blowing in the breeze, strode across the paved esplanade of Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site. A group of veiled and black-robed Muslim women leaped up to confront...
  • Synagogue slayings trigger grief, outrage

    An outpouring of grief and outrage echoed through the South Florida Jewish community in the wake of the Nov.18 slaying of four rabbis, three of them American citizens, as they prayed at the Kehillat Bnei Torah synagogue in the Orthodox neighborhood of Har...
  • Synagogue murders show Palestinians' irrational approach to peace

    Synagogue murders show Palestinians' irrational approach to peace
    For 19 years, the Jordanians controlled access to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall during which they denied Jewish access to these holy sites. Following the Six-Day War in 1967, Israel took the exact opposite position and gave management of the two...
  • Victim of Jerusalem synagogue attack 'a real man of God'

    Shimon Kraft met Kalman Levine on the first day of second grade when they were carpooling to a new Jewish day school in Kansas City. Even after Levine moved to Los Angeles and then Israel — rarely to return — they remained close friends....
  • Tragedy in Jerusalem

    Tragedy in Jerusalem
    There can be no excuse, no explanation, no reasoned or even plausible justification for the horrific attack on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four rabbis and an Israeli police officer dead. The assailants, two Palestinian militants armed with...
  • Israeli demolition of Palestinian home follows synagogue attack

    A thunderous explosion and the crunch of collapsing masonry early Wednesday heralded the revival of what had been a largely abandoned Israeli tactic: the demolition of family homes of Palestinians who stage attacks against Jews. Less than 24 hours after...
  • Israel promises tough measures to stop wave of attacks in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM Israeli security forces demolished Wednesday the family home of a Palestinian who carried out a lethal car attack in Jerusalem last month as the government sought to demonstrate a tough response after a deadly assault on a synagogue. Prime...
  • Daniel Gordis: After synagogue attack, Jerusalem's new holy war

    Daniel Gordis: After synagogue attack, Jerusalem's new holy war
    There are terror attacks, and there are pogroms. The attack at a Jerusalem synagogue this week that killed four rabbis was a pogrom. It was an attack motivated not by politics but by religious hatred; it was directed not at Israelis but at Jews. The...
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead

    Jerusalem synagogue attack leaves four rabbis dead
    — In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that....
  • Netanyahu on synagogue attack: 'We will settle the score'

    Netanyahu on synagogue attack: 'We will settle the score'
     Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city. Three of the victims held dual U.S.-Israeli...
  • Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack

    Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack
    On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshipers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a police officer were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier. The bloodstains had been washed away. But four memorial...